WASHINGTON D.C. (February 28, 2017) – A man was killed after being trapped in a trench collapse on Tuesday morning on Dexter Street, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 7:00 a.m. at a new home construction site in the 4600 block of Dexter Street. A worker was trapped when a 20 foot deep trench collapsed on him.
Despite extensive rescue efforts, the construction worker was tragically killed in the accident. The accident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.